Boeing 787 must be turned off and on again
Published in News


This will stop catastrophes

The US Federal Aviation Administration has ordered Boeing 787 operators to switch their aircraft off and on every 51 days to prevent what it called several potential catastrophes.

Call of Duty wins court battle
Published in Gaming
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:38

Call of Duty wins court battle


Manufacturers cannot claim copyright on Hummers images

You would think that the makers of Hummers would be rather pleased to see their oversized off-roaders being used in a realistic combat game, but apparently not.  AM General, the government contractor for Humvees sued Call of Duty maker Activision for using Hummers.

SK Hynix releases more info on DDR5
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:20

SK Hynix releases more info on DDR5


Die Die my darling

SK Hynix has released more info on its upcoming DDR5 memory, which it has developed in correspondence with JEDEC's progression of the standard and it quadruples the maximum capacity of DDR4 dies.

Zoom poses security threats
Published in News
Friday, 03 April 2020 11:13

Zoom poses security threats


Probably not the best for your video communications

While many are switching to Zoom to solve their coronavirus lockdown communications problems, the video conferencing software has been dubbed a security nightmare by those in the know.

10th-Gen Intel Core processor Comet Lake H is out
Published in PC Hardware


Breaks the 5Ghz barrier, goes to 5.3GHz

Intel’s claims its 10th-gen mobile CPUs have broken the 5GHz barrier to bring better overall performance, faster 4K video rendering and higher frames per second in gaming, to mobile and portable devices. However, it has given us comparisons against chips which are more than three years old.

Morrisons not responsible for 2014 data breach
Published in News


Supreme Court ruling

The UK's Supreme Court ruled that British supermarket group Morrisons cannot be held liable for a 2014 data breach in which a former employee posted personal details of over 100,000 staff members on internet.

Broadcasters bollocked for spreading 5G conspiracy rubbish
Published in Network


You are supposed to be journalists, so journ for goodness sake

British broadcasters are being warned that they face sanctions from the media regulator if they give airtime to bizarre claims that the coronavirus was spread by 5G.

Smartphone sales plumet to their worst levels in a decade
Published in Mobiles


Mobile revolution stalled

Beancounters at CCS have added up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of mobile phones will slump to their lowest level for a decade due to the impact of coronavirus.

Apple getting more evil, claims rival
Published in News
Thursday, 02 April 2020 11:16

Apple getting more evil, claims rival


Anti-competative

 Tile, which helps users find missing items,said it is completely lost why the convicted monopolist Apple's anti-competative antics are getting worse.

Robots go to work in Italian hospitals
Published in AI
Thursday, 02 April 2020 11:09

Robots go to work in Italian hospitals


They can't get sick

The crisis in the Italian health service is proving a good testing ground for robotic medical staff.